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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 179-06
March 01, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

 

            Pvt. Joshua F. Powers, 21, of Skiatook, Okla., died in Baghdad, Iraq on Feb. 24, from a non-combat related injury.  Powers was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

            The incident is under investigation.

 

            For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.